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September 2019


SPOTLIGHTING BOBBY KOEFER “Roly Poly,” Mel Tillis and Bob Wills “Don’t Cry Baby,” Tom Morrell and the Time-Warp Tophands w/Bobby Koefer “Why Can’t Women Have a Good Beer Drinking Song?” Barbara Perry (for BETTYE & GARY and AP MCQUIDDY and the GLASS LIFTERS) “Neon Ladies,”… Read More »28 SEPTEMBER 2019


FEATURING SHELBY EICHER GUESTS: SHELBY EICHER and BOB FJELDSTED “Sugar Baby,” Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “Beaumont Rag,” Roy Clark w/Shelby Eicher “There Stands the Glass,” the Round Up Boys (for VICKI FJELDSTED, BRETT BINGHAM, and the GLASS LIFTERS) “Yes She Do, No She… Read More »21 SEPTEMBER 2019


SPOTLIGHTING THE HOT TEXAS SWING BAND “In the Mood,” Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys (for CAROLE & JACK BENDER) “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” Hot Texas Swing Band “Here’s to the Horses,” Mack Vickery (for AP MCQUIDDY and the GLASS LIFTERS) “Steel Guitar Rag,” the… Read More »14 SEPTEMBER 2019


SPOTLIGHTING BILLY PARKER “Whoa Babe,” Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys (for ABBY) “I’ll Never Get out of This World Alive,” Amy Sebran “Juke Joint Johnny,” Red Sovine (for ERNIE SMART JR. AND THE GLASS LIFTERS) “P.S. I Love You,” Billy Parker “Blue Steel Blues,”… Read More »7 SEPTEMBER 2019

Nice People for Friends

If you can indeed measure a person’s wealth by the number of friends he has, then the longtime Oklahoma music figure Ray Bingham is an exceedingly rich man. In my latest column for OKLAHOMA Magazine, Ray talks about how friendship has informed his life as a booking agent and talent manager over the past decades,… Read More »Nice People for Friends